Amazon Admits Alexa Has Been Creepily Laughing At People, But They Are Working On A Fix
Over the past few days, users with Alexa-enabled devices have reported hearing strange and unprompted laughter from their devices. As noted in media reports and a trending Twitter moment, Alexa laughs without being prompted to wake.
According to a statement to The Verge, Amazon said “we're aware this and working to fix it.”
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The Twitter user CaptHandlebar was one the first to report the bizarre incident tweeting “so Alexa decided to laugh randomly while I was in the kitchen. Freaked @SnootyJuicer and I out. I thought a kid was laughing behind me.”
Since the incident, dozens other Alexa users have reported the laughing instances.